On This Day

What Happened in May 1677

Historical Events

  • May 29 Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and local Native American

Famous Birthdays

  • May 24 Alexandre de Villeneuve, French composer, born in Hy√®res, France (d. 1756)

Famous Deaths

  • May 4 Isaac Barrow, English mathematician (b. 1630)
  • May 20 George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, English statesman (b. 1612)